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The Boatyard

Bay Street | Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2622
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The Boatyard offers unbeatable beach facilities enhanced only by the natural white sandy beach and calm azure water. Upon entering The Boatyard, a beach package is offered which ensures you a day filled with fun and pleasure in paradise. Come and enjoy our many amenities which include:- lounge chair, shared umbrella (while stocks last), Ocean Trampoline, Iceberg Climb and Slide, dive platform, rope swing (ask for scheduled times), fresh water showers, restrooms, pool table, WiFi, beach-side restaurant, bar and lively music. Be sure to ask about our turtle and snorkel tour available on select days throughout the year. *Please note that ID may be required for entry*
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Bay Street | Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2622
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1 - 10 of 990 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are staying on the island, cost is $50 bbds each for chair umbrella between 2 people, snorkel/swimming with turtle trip on their own boat and they give you $40 bbds back on a card to spend at the bar. This is enough for...More

Thank Christine T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best $20 (US) you will spend on a day out - entry includes a sun bed, umbrella, complementary drink, use of floating and on pier water equipment, snorkel trip over ship wreck which may include a visit from turtles and your taxi back to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Do not listen to any negative opinions. This is a great place for a fun filled day or just a chill out. Plenty to do for those interested in rope swings into sea, trampolines and climbing cubes. Sea brilliant and powdery white sand. Free drink...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is highly recommended if you have children! The boatyard is directly on the beach with plenty to do for the children. It was 50 Bajan dollars each to enter which in return you get 40 Bajan dollars back in food and drink on...More

1  Thank 4lexia22
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a cab from the ships port. A short drive for approx $20 each, we were taken to the boatyard. It included two beach lounge chairs, umbrella and a 20 - 30 minute boat ride out to snorkel with the turtles. The beach was...More

Thank Annie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandered from the cruise port to Carlisle Bay on Christmas morning- Bridgetown was deserted but the sun shone... Found our way onto the beach and were immediately approached by two guys offering a trip to see the turtles for $40 apiece. We were tempted but...More

2  Thank Delius17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent half a day here off a cruise ship. $5 cab ride from the pier. $20 entrance fee includes one drink, lounge chair and shared umbrella, free Wi-Fi and a free snorkel trip as well as the cab back to the ship. Crew were friendly...More

2  Thank lljost
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a $5pp taxi ride from the cruise ship port to this place and wasn’t disappointed. $20 each to get in and the kids had a blast. Beautiful beach, white sans & crystal blue waters. 2 water trampolines and iceberg climbing inflatable were such fun...More

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Open on new years day (when a lot of other places are not). Arrived and offered a drink of water straight away Quick service, nice cocktails. Friendly staff Good location and cool reggae music. Beautiful working pier. Would come back

1  Thank flissxoxo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Carlisle Bay to try out The Boatyard. Got there around 10:30am & there were a few people waiting to get in.... lady on the till was quite negative & stern whilst laying down all the rules & regulations of The Boatyard to...More

2  Thank Sylvana123
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Karen D
15 January 2018|
Response from Kayl_D | Reviewed this property |
No it wasn't included.
11 January 2018|
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Response from 21stCenturyMariner | Reviewed this property |
We paid around $50 each (can't remember if that was US or Bajan) entrance fee which included snorkelling with turtles, all facilities and a food/drink card with $40 credit. Between the four of us $160 was sufficient for all... More
6 September 2017|
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Response from Clare S | Reviewed this property |
I live in the U.K. I visited early in the year so unfortunately I don't have the answer. Try and see if they have a web site and contact them directly.